“In meditation we are constantly discovering who and what we are.”  – Chögyam Trungpa

For over 40 years, the Shambhala Meditation Center has offered New Yorkers the opportunity to work with their minds and hearts through meditation. Our mission is to inspire an awake and compassionate society through personal and collective transformation. 

We offer public meditation classes, mindfulness training workshops, and a wide range of teachings from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. Come and sit with us.

Featured Programs

Learn to Live in the Moment

with Joseph Mauricio

May 7th

What does it mean to live in the moment? Is it exciting, fresh, clean? Is it boring or can it be thrilling? Continue »

Advanced Buddhist Studies: The Profound Middle Way

with Derek Kolleeny

May 10th—July 12th

The Profound Middle Way View is both an important presentation of the Buddhist view and a great place to join this track of study. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

with Joseph Mauricio

May 11th—June 8th

Embracing the routine of our spiritual practices is a way to find the ground we need to feel human again. In this class we'll explore the meaning of joy and the true source of personal energy and inspiration. Continue »

Radiating Our Richness: A Members Gathering

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

May 14th

A community gathering open to our NYC members. Continue »

Fearlessness In Everyday Life

with Vegan Aharonian & Maho Kawachi

May 19th—June 16th

Soaring on the wings of hope and fear, we often crash and burn. What happens if we begin to see life as it is? This course incorporates a further exploration of the Buddhist teachings on mind and the nature of reality. Continue »

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